Sauteed shrimp in orange and tequila sauce

Tarahumara- Mexican among the Swiss in Midway

This article was first published on deseretnews.com on May 22, 2012 and can be viewed here.

So often we fall into the trap that Mexican food is what you get at any of the fast-food “Mexican” restaurants that dot the land. While this is what American Mexican has evolved into, it is a far cry from what might be considered truly authentic. It’s like comparing the fortune cookie to authentic Chinese food. But, as much as we might enjoy the American-Mexican we’ve come to expect, it is refreshing to find places like Tarahumara. Continue reading

The carnitas, tacos, and a glass of the homemade horchata

Maria’s Cocina

For anyone that may have had the same idea that we had about  Beaver (that is that Beaver is just a small town that is only good for truck stops),you owe it to the town to drive through and see what Beaver is really all about, because in all reality Beaver is about as quaint as a small city can be. Beaver is a nice place to stop on your way south, but it’s also got more to it then that. Like many of the cities we go to and have gone to, we were directed to an awesome place to eat. Continue reading